Medicinal value of hawthorn
Hawthorn, since ancient times has been regarded as invigorating spleen appetizer, digestion of stagnation, huoxue phlegm good medicine. "Lu Yan Materia medica", "Compendium of Materia Medica", "Daily use materia medica" and other ancient medical books recorded the medicinal value of Hawthorn.
Tao Hongjing: boil juice to wash lacquer sores.
② "Tang Materia Medica" : juice service main benefit, shampoo and body sore itching.
③ "Bencao Map Classics" : for dysentery and back pain.
④ "Lu Yan Materia Medica" : can digest food.
⑤ "daily herb" : food accumulation, line qi, stomach wide diaphragm, blood elimination rascal gas block.
⑥ "Southern Yunnan Materia Medica" : eliminate meat stagnation, lower qi; Cure swallow acid, accumulate lump.
⑦ "Materia medica Meng Quan" : Quan Qi, treatment of decadent hernia.
⑧ Ning Yuan "Food jian Materia Medica" : blood clot, qi block, invigoration.
⑨ Compendium of Materia Medica: Changing diet, removing meat lump, 癓 lump, phlegm gulping acid, stagnation of blood painful distension.
⑩ Cure spleen deficiency, dampness and heat, eliminate food accumulation, and improve urine and feces.
Contemporary science also proves in hawthorn contain rich acid kind material reconcilable fat enzyme, flavonoids kind and a variety of vitamin wait for beneficial material, have a variety of medical value.
① Hawthorn has certain effects of lowering blood lipids, lowering blood pressure, strengthening the heart and resisting arrhythmia;
② Hawthorn contains flavonoids and vitamin C, carotene and other substances can block and reduce the generation of free radicals, enhance the body's immunity;
(3) Hawthorn carotene can eliminate singlet oxygen, and anti-aging, anti-cancer effect.
The legend of hawthorn
Tang Dynasty Tianbao years, Tang Xuanzong's favorite concubine Yang Yuhuan suddenly full abdominal distention, do not think of food, stool diarrhea strange disease. The emperor ordered the imperial doctor to make diagnosis and treatment for the imperial concubine, but he used precious herbs all over, but his condition was not reduced. The emperor had to recruit a doctor, a quack in hawthorn and brown sugar suffering as medicine, the imperial concubine was on schedule. So the dragon yan yue, the same fate. Later, the sour crisp sweet hawthorn spread to the folk, became ice sugar gourd.
It is said that Yang Guifei often ate a medicated food called "Ejiao soup" in order to make her skin tender and smooth to please the emperor. As ejiao is a kind of flesh and blood, its medicinal nature is nourishing, and eating it for a long time will make the stomach greasy, which will lead to abdominal distention and poor appetite. Therefore, after the Taoist doctor's diagnosis and treatment, she understood the root of her illness, and after taking ejiao soup, she often ate some hawthorn, as expected, the old illness did not occur, and the body was calm and refreshing.
Legend has it that Li Shizhen's neighbor has two children, the eldest is left by his ex-wife, the second is born by his wife. In order to let her son take the family property, she wanted to let the eldest son die of illness. So she let her eldest son take the half-cooked rice to the mountain to see the crops in the rain and wind every day. The eldest son was young, and the rice was difficult to digest. As time passed, he suffered from stomach disease. His stomach ached and swelled, and his eyes seemed to grow thinner every day. The eldest son begged the late mother not to cook for him, but was scolded by the late mother. The eldest son had no choice but to sit on a hill and cry. There were many wild hawthorn trees on the hill, so he could not swallow his wife's cooked rice. He ate some of the wild hawthorn trees, and felt that they could satisfy his hunger and thirst. So the eldest son ate hawthorn every day. Who wants to eat, belly does not bulge, stomach does not hurt, eat what also can digest.
After a few days, father came back, listen to the eldest son about this matter, the business of the brain fast, he concluded that Hawthorn must have a drug, it made medicine, sold to the patient to eat. Later, as expected discovery hawthorn has invigorating spleen and stomach, dissipate food the action that removes blood stasis.
Chih-hsun Yang, a professor at China's famous traditional Chinese medicine, was born of the traditional Chinese medicine family, both the rich experience, also has the legitimate sources, is the national Chinese medicine scientific and technological achievements to promote the host of the project, engaged in TCM popularization education, children and adults in recent years many times in Beijing, Hong Kong and other places for entrepreneurs in huangdi neijing, and enterprise development strategy of traditional Chinese medicine, received warm response. Professor Yang mentioned his father always follow every meal seven or eight full, every meal seven or eight vegetables, two or three fish, meat principle, 93 years old died. And its father-in-law likes to eat meat very much, have meat almost every meal, want to eat a few hawthorn solution after eating meat every time greasy, 97 years old die, hawthorn xiaoshi solution greasy action is visible.